Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks to reporters on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, the day he announced he was running for U.S. Senate. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

John Hickenlooper is worth at least $7.8 million. Here is where his money is invested.

Hickenlooper’s wealth came under scrutiny in his abandoned presidential bid and the U.S. Senate race, most notably for his association with the world’s uber-rich and influential players

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The closure of Colorado coal-fired powerplants is freeing up water for thirsty cities

Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.

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Against uncertain backdrop, the tax overhaul backed by Colorado’s governor and state lawmakers limps ahead

Gov. Jared Polis announced a task force in January to study the state’s tax breaks, building on the General Assembly’s efforts, but it may stall